Sources: CIM National Steering Committee; CP staff
Against a 2015 World of Concrete backdrop, the 10th annual auction benefitting Concrete Industry Management programs at Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro and four other schools will be February 4 in Las Vegas Convention Center room N262; 11 a.m.–12:45 p.m. silent bidding; 1 p.m. live bidding. Mack Trucks and McNeilus Cos. have teamed again to donate the auction centerpiece, dispatching to Las Vegas this year an 11-yd. Bridgemaster mounted on a Granite GU713 set-forward axle model, with MP7 365 hp engine and Allison RDS 4500 automatic transmission.
“Over the past many years, these two industry-leading manufacturers have collaborated on a significant donation to our auction,” says CIM Auction Committee Chairman Michael Philipps (Cemex USA). “It speaks volumes to their commitment to the concrete industry and the importance they place on the CIM program.”
In addition to on-site silent auction and live bidding, auctioneer Ritchie Bros. has set up an online bidding platform, registration for which must be completed at www.rbauction.com a week in advance of the show. A full list of auction items—tools, equipment, materials, sports and travel packages—is posted at www.concretedegree.com/auction. Companies, organizations or individuals interested in making donations to the 2015 auction can contact Michael Philipps, 713/722-2969, [email protected].